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Lynnsoprano
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Time to start this #earlyreviewer book. This is the first one of these that‘s a #chunkster. My expectations are high for this one.

Sunraven Haha, “chunkster.” I love that there are 396 posts tagged with that. 3d
AbigailDays This one looks interesting! How do you become an early reviewer? 3d
Lynnsoprano @AbigailDays It‘s through the website LibraryThing. It‘s a good site for cataloging your books, but you can also sign up for early reviewer. Each month there‘s a list of books available and you choose what you‘re interested in. You don‘t get one each time, but I‘ve been pretty lucky. 2d
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Lynnsoprano
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#bookmail Yet another #earlyreviewer book from #LibraryThing. This looks really interesting. Plus, they had me at chocolate 😊

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LWagoner
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Pickpick

An interesting collection of short stories! Emily Koon has put together stories that catch the reader by surprise- ghosts, murder, apocalyptic scenarios. The story named in the title of this collection is a favorite. “We Are Still Here” is a spooky tale of a family that never leaves an amusement park. Also Koon‘s take on the Litzy Borden story is written with a unique structure. #arc #librarything #earlyreviewer #coniumpress #smallpress

keepingupwiththepenguins Ooooh sounds fascinating!! Love a great collection from a small press 😍 2w
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Lynnsoprano
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Pickpick

This was my first book by this author, and I enjoyed it. It might not be everyone‘s cup of tea, however. It draws strongly on the history of Barbados and the slave culture of its sugar plantations. It may have been the sugar connection that drew me in, since I live near cane fields. Interesting characters, a plot line that surprised me at the end. Thanks to William Morrow and #LibraryThing for this #earlyreviewer ARC.

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SqueakyChu
Eden: A Novel | Yael Hedaya
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I hope it‘s never too late to read and review a book for #LibraryThing #EarlyReviewer as I received this book in 2010. Uh oh! Anyway, it‘s a book about complicated relationships between families on a fictitious #moshav in #Israel. It‘s very detailed. I think it also helps to have a firsthand knowledge about day-to-day life in Israel to pick up on some subtleties of this novel.

Swe_Eva I loved that one when I read it for LTER. In 2010... 😂😂😂 Better late than never. 👍🏻 2w
SqueakyChu @Swe_Eva It is sooo detailed and goes on FOREVER! I‘m taking an intermission from it now, but I WILL finish it. 😃 (edited) 2w
Swe_Eva @SqueakyChu 😂 I didn‘t mind that, but you may want to check out her novellas instead. 😉 It has more DRAMA than her others that I‘ve read, but I think right before this one she became a TV writer, so that may have caused it. 2w
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SqueakyChu @Swe_Eva I still have an unread book by her that YOU sent me back in 2010. 😳 It‘s called “Accidents”. I might have to read that one next! 😃 2w
Swe_Eva @SqueakyChu I liked that one very much, hope you do too! 2w
SqueakyChu @Swe_Eva I‘ll let you know in another nine years or less! 😉 📖 2w
Swe_Eva @SqueakyChu 😂😂😂 2w
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MrBook
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Today‘s bookish discussion question of the day comes from the magnificent @Lynnsoprano 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Here it is:

A question that‘s come to mind as we get ready to leave on vacation: How do you manage your reading when you go away? How many books do you take? I‘m planning to take 1 physical book that‘s an #earlyreviewer book plus my overloaded Kindle. I have another hardcover in progress but feel that‘d be overload. What do you do?

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RvnclawWhovian I always bring at least one book, whatever I‘m currently reading, in either book or kindle form. How much I read really depends on the type of vacation. If there‘s a lot of downtime, I can usually squeeze in a lot more reading. But 9/10 when I‘m on a trip with all my friends, I‘m too caught up with being in the moment with them to read at all 1mo
Crazeedi I took my kindle with many options, but also took 4 physical books too 1mo
lynneamch I always like to pick a book set in the place where I'm going. It's how I found a new-to-me author and have since enjoyed other books written by her. 1mo
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Amandajoy I usually do the book I‘m reading plus one or two. More if it‘s a longer trip. 1mo
Karisa Minimum: overloaded Kindle for me plus whatever physical book currently reading. Might also depend on if any bookstores are in the itinerary. 😊 1mo
rabbitprincess I took three print books on a four-day trip and read all of them! I like to take several smaller paperbacks rather than restricting myself to one big book, because I will invariably lose interest in reading the big book in that situation. 1mo
TheSpineView It depends on how much room I have in my luggage. In general 1 or 2 physical books and my Kindle that has at least 1K+ TBR. 1mo
marleed I love an audiobook for quiet moments when I‘m getting from here to there on my own on vacay. I‘ll take one ebook (I have to be conscious of weight) but try not to bury myself in pages and neglect the experience of being away from home. 1mo
Soubhiville Traveling is for the Kindle! I also take a physical book if I am leaving the country, as a few years ago they wouldn‘t allow any electronics on the plane- all e-readers, laptops, and tablets had to be gatechecked- 😱. All I had was one magazine for a 16 hour flight. Somehow I survived, but it was close. (edited) 1mo
Cityofamber I fill my suitcase with more books than I do clothes 😂😂 plus my kindle 😬🤷‍♀️ 1mo
8little_paws Just the kindle here! 1mo
tournevis Kindle, Kobo, phone. Little Free Libraries and bookstores along the way. 1mo
Gissy As an excuse to have more books, I try not to take so many books with me because that gives me an excuse to buy books were I go😜and visit a couple of bookstores😍 1mo
Melwilk I don‘t have a Kindle. I just don‘t like reading ebooks. When I go on any trip, I take way more books than I could possibly read. I have this anxiety about running out of books. I do generally leave whatever books I finish wherever I stay for someone else to find. (edited) 1mo
Lynnsoprano Thanks for giving me so much more to contemplate! 😘 You‘re the best! 1mo
wordslinger42 I usually bring two suitcases when I travel. One for necessities and the other for books! I never know what I'll be in the mood for and I love physical books too much to give them up! 1mo
wordslinger42 @Melwilk I love the idea of leaving some behind for other readers! 1mo
Lynnsoprano @Gissy We will be in Asheville, home of the magnificent Malaprop‘s bookstore , so I‘m hoping to do some book buying 😄 1mo
Lynnsoprano @Melwilk I‘ve done that, too. When we‘ve traveled to England, both times we stayed in country houses with libraries. I left the books I finished while were there. 1mo
Sharpeipup Depends on itinerary & mode of transportation. 1mo
inthegreensandblues I just take my Kindle on trips, and there are always audiobooks on my phone! I like to pack light and usually end up buying paper books as I travel. 1mo
wanderinglynn Depends on the trip—where I‘m going, how I‘m getting there, and how long it‘s going to be. If I have to fly, then maybe 3-4 paperbacks & my Kindle. In the car, depends how where, the purpose of the trip, & the lengthy. 1mo
Gissy @Lynnsoprano You definitely need a book from there and maybe you will need some bookish items too☺️ 1mo
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Lynnsoprano
Questions, Questions | Marcus Pfister
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Borrowing from @MrBook to pose a question that‘s come to mind as we get ready to leave on vacation on Thursday: how do you manage your reading when you go away? How many books do you take? I‘m planning to take one physical book that‘s an #earlyreviewer book plus my overloaded Kindle. I have another hardcover in progress, but feel like that would be overload. What do you do?

BookaholicNatty I take a book bag full of books. I‘m not one to read on a kindle. I like to hold a physical book. I also take a few audiobooks with me too for traveling and walking when we are away. (edited) 1mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I should invest in ebooks for that very reason. But I usually bring an average of 5 books. Depends how long I'm away. For longer trips, I take cheap used copies that I can leave or trade. 1mo
Jerdencon Even though I like physical books I usually only take my kindle just for the sake of not going over the weight limit in my suitcase because I always overpack clothes! (edited) 1mo
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Crazeedi I took my kindle with lots of options, but I also too 4 physical books too!! 1mo
Soubhiville Traveling is for the Kindle! I also take a physical book if I am leaving the country, as a few years ago they wouldn‘t allow any electronics on the plane- all e-readers, laptops, and tablets had to be gatechecked- 😱. All I had was one magazine for a 16 hour flight. Somehow I survived, but it was close. 1mo
RaimeyGallant For my next trip, all ereader, though I'm pretty sure I'll be bringing back signed hard copies. 1mo
Lcsmcat I take my Kindle, but if I‘m driving, not flying, I also take a physical book. 1mo
Melissa_J I usually take one or both of my e-readers, and, depending what type of vacation it is (relaxing or action-packed), one or more physical books. 1mo
tournevis I answer on his post, but it's simple: Kindle, Kobo, phone. Little Free Libraries and bookstores along the way. 1mo
Oana7 I always take one book with me (a physical book) and I end up coming home with 3 or 5 😁😁 1mo
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Well-ReadNeck
Never Have I Ever: A Novel | Joshilyn Jackson
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Mehso-so

This mystery is a change in genre for Jackson. You can still feel her personality here, but the formula feels a bit stilted. I prefer her usual books, but I‘m sort of tired of psychological thriller genre, in general. #LibraryThing #EarlyReviewer

Ashley_Nicoletto This ones on my preorder list, but I‘ve also been feeling slightly burnt out on thrillers so maybe it shouldn‘t be. 🤣🤣 1mo
ReadingisMyPassion I loved this book. 1mo
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Lynnsoprano
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#bookmail This #earlyreviewer book arrived yesterday. This is the first hardcover I‘ve received. It hardly looks like an ARC. I‘m debating: should I start it now, or should I use this as my vacation read when we leave in two weeks?

CouronneDhiver Excited for this one! 2mo
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Lynnsoprano
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I started this over a week ago, put it down to read the #earlyreviewer book I received, then got distracted by the release of the new Lady Darby book. Time to return to Flavia and her exploits.